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Lawyer

Joseph H. Outhwaite, American lawyer. member Columbus Sinking Fund Commn; member Congress, 1885-1895; member United States Board Ordnance and Fortification, 1895-1900.

Background

Outhwaite, Joseph H. was born on December 5, 1841 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. Son of George and Harriet (Hodgson) Outhwaite.

Education

Graduate Zanesville High School, 1861. Read law while teaching grammar school, Columbus, Ohio, 1864-1867.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1867. Practiced in Missouri, 1867-1871. Returned to Columbus, Ohio, 1871.

Prosecuting attorney Franklin Company, O., 1874-1879. Trustee Children’s Home, 1880-1884. Member Columbus Sinking Fund Commission, 1883-1885.

Member Congress, 1885-1895. Civilian member United States Board Ordnance and Fortification, 1895-1900. Trustee Ohio State University, 1897.

President Columbus Board Trade, 1900.

Membership

Member Columbus Sinking Fund Commn. Member Congress, 1885-1895. Member United States Board Ordnance and Fortification, 1895-1900.

Connections

Married Ellen R. Peabody, June 8, 1870.

father:
George Outhwaite

mother:
Harriet (Hodgson) Outhwaite

spouse:
Ellen R. Peabody